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February 10, 2013

At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at the week in gay news - in and out of Chicago - as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network.

At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at the week in gay news - in and out of Chicago - as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network.

A bill legalizing gay marriage in Illinois passed the Senate Executive Committee on Tuesday by a 9-5 vote. The bill, SB10 - Senate Amendment 1, will now be considered by the full Senate where a vote is expected on February 14.

Organizers of Chicago's Pride Fest celebration have announced a planned schedule change to the annual two-day street festival.

Sisters from Fred Phelps' infamous anti-gay and anti-semitic religious group have apologized for the ‘hurt' they have caused after fleeing the family church.

Gov. Pat Quinn renewed his support for gay marriage during the annual State of the State address. The Democratic governor urged lawmakers to pass the marriage equality bill currently before the General Assembly.

Albeit favored in the 2013 Super Bowl, the San Francisco 49ers could not overcome the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night in New Orleans, losing 34-31. Their loss, and perhaps karma, follows anti-gay statements made earlier this week by San Francisco player Chris Culliver.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has signaled that he's prepared to back a transgender protections bill in Maryland.

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver will work with The Trevor Project following his anti-gay remarks this week.

In interview aired shortly before the Super Bowl starts, President Barack Obama called for the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay troop leaders and scouts.

Indiana lawmakers in the House and Senate on Thursday announced they have delayed a vote on a proposed gay marriage ban.

Bob Grisham, the head football coach at Lauderdale County High School in Alabama, doesn't care much for First Lady Michelle Obama or "queers."

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